Revisiting the Rule of Law Under the European Convention of Human Rights: Gillan and Quinton v. the United Kingdom

9 Pages Posted: 31 Jul 2010

Date Written: July 28, 2010

Abstract

This case note considers the rule of law implications of the European Court of Human Rights’ decision in Gillan and Quinton v. UK (App no 4158/05, 12 Jan 2010, nyr) involving the UK’s stop and search powers under the Terrorism Act 2000.

Keywords: Human Rights, ECHR, Stop and Search, Terrorism Act 2000, Anti-terrorism, Police Powers, Human Rights Act 1998

Suggested Citation

Mac Amhlaigh, Cormac S., Revisiting the Rule of Law Under the European Convention of Human Rights: Gillan and Quinton v. the United Kingdom (July 28, 2010). U. of Edinburgh School of Law Working Paper No. 2010/24. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1649995 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.1649995

Cormac S. Mac Amhlaigh (Contact Author)

University of Edinburgh - School of Law ( email )

Old College
South Bridge
Edinburgh, EH8 9YL
United Kingdom

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